The Romance of Tristan: The Tale of Tristan's Madness (Paperback)

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By Beroul, Alan S. Fedrick (Translated by), Alan S. Fedrick (Introduction by)
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This edition contains perhaps the earliest and most elemental version of the tragic legend of Tristan and Yseult in a distinguished prose translation. Alan S. Fredrick summarizes missing episodes and includes a translation of 'The Tale of Tristan's Madness.'

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About the Author

Béroul was a Norman poet of the twelfth century. He wrote a Norman language version of the Tristan and Iseult story of which 3000 verses survive today, preserved at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

Alan S. Fedrick is a writer and translator who is best known for his translation of Beroul’s The Romance of Tristan: The Tale of Tristan's Madness, for which he also wrote the introduction.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140442304
ISBN-10: 0140442308
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: July 27th, 1978
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Penguin Classics